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Fort Snelling State Park

 
101 Snelling Lake Road St. Paul, MN 55111
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Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, this park offers extensive hiking, bike and ski trails that link to Minnehaha Park and the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Canoe on Gun Club Lake, play golf, swim in Snelling Lake, or hike on Pike Island where the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers converge. Interpretive exhibits and films on display in the Thomas C. Savage Visitor Center give visitors a good background on the history and resources of the park and area.

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May 28, 2013, 2:16 p.m. - Leslie permalink
Ft Snelling is great if you want time alone. The fishing is great and there is an interpretive center as well. If you're really adventuresome, you can hike to Minnehaha Falls from there.
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Caitlin U.
Feb. 25, 2018
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I love this park so much fun stuff to do if you are an out door person. It cost money for parking. You can buy either a annual pass or a day pass. They...
Kim S.
Dec. 4, 2017
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If you are looking for a nice easy hike around the point along the river, this is the place. Many trails and many of them are paved. They have a really...
Liz L.
Feb. 28, 2016
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I feel like I'm giving away a great secret spot by reviewing, but this is a place that should be experienced by urban explorers. I found it last summer by...
 
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